Hall of Fame

Lancastrian of the Year

The highest accolade from the BIBAs is for lifetime achivement;  “Lancastrian of the Year”.  Nominations are sought for individuals who have contributed significantly to the economic vibrancy of Lancashire through their tireless dedication and commitment, both inside their own business and the wider community.

All nominations received will be considered by a Judging Panel made up of previous Lancastrains of the Year. This  is one Category which is excluded from self nomination.



2012   Mr Colin Musto
Chairman – Senator Internationa

“At a time when there is so much negativity in the media generally the       success of the BIBA winners in the various categories demonstrates that the entrepreneurial spirit still exists and backed with team work and determination success can still be achieved.”


Tim Webber, Chairman Barnfield Construction



Philip McIvor,
man, Farmhouse Biscuits


Edwin Booth, Chairman
E.H. Booth & Co.



Dennis Mendoros OBE, DL, Chief Executive
Euravia Engineering

“I was fortunate, and indeed very proud, to be the first Lancastrian of the Year in 2008.  This award has generated a very positive and intense publicity, which boosted my personal image and the profile of Euravia Engineering, my company.  Without any doubt, BIBA’s are now recognised as a valuable business recognition which is highly regarded across the private sector and the business community.”

Peter Mileham DL – Prestonian of the Year – Preston Guild

Since inception the BIBAs has become recognised as the ultimate award for Lancashire businesses.  Its exacting and demanding judging criteria for  single it out as an award of real value and relevance. To have been considered for “Prestonian of the Year”, the newly introduced once every “Preston Guild” Award, I believe to be a considerable achievement, of which I am really proud. To have been picked as the winner is a tremendous and very special honour”.


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Please contact us at the North West Lancashire Chamber of Commerce if you have any questions with regard to The BIBAs 2014, or would like to become a sponsor.

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